California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Right-to-Die Bill Into Law

Doctors can now prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill

Could Injection Be Used Someday to Spay or Neuter Pets?

Mouse study shows promise for alternative to surgical sterilization for dogs, cats

FDA Orders Studies on Contaminated Endoscopes Tied to Illness Outbreaks

Duodenoscopes used at 2 Los Angeles hospitals carried drug-resistant 'superbug'

Flu Vaccine May Also Protect Against Pneumonia

Study suggests about 57 percent of hospitalizations for flu-related pneumonia might be prevented

Health Highlights: Oct. 5, 2015

  • Almost 2 Million Boxes of Cheerios Recalled

  • Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Parasitic Disease Treatment Breakthroughs

  • Gene Therapy Fights Inherited Eye Disease: Company

Health Tip: Climate Can Affect Allergies

Monitor weather changes

Health Tip: Live Better With Asthma

Take prescribed medication, and create an action plan

Hispanic, Poor Children May Have Greater Risk of Losing Eye to Cancer

Study suggests disparities in care; rare disease typically uncovered during routine visits

Making Sense of the Email Avalanche

Researchers examine who responds to whom, how quickly, when and why

Move More to Prevent Heart Failure

Study suggests at least 45 minutes of daily activity necessary to lower risk by 20 percent